Abandoned and sexually abused as a young girl, Angelica, like thousands of minors in the Philippines — a global blackspot for child abuse — struggled to cope with the horrors of her past, but a new campaign run by a sporting champion is giving her and other survivors fresh hope.
NATIONAL University moved closer in completing a successful comeback in the UAAP lawn tennis tournament after its men's and women's teams made it to the Finals yesteeday at the Colegio de San Agustin courts in City of San Jose Del Monte, Bulacan.
STA. ROSA, Laguna – Clyde Mondilla broke a two-year run of playoff finishes in the Solaire Philippine Open with a two-stroke triumph yesterday, producing two clutch shots to check an impending skid, salvage a three-over 75 and fend off American Nicolas Paez for the dream crown at The Country Club yesterday.
The Green Batters then preserved Gesmundo’s heroics with a double play at the bottom ninth that doused any hopes for the Blue Eagles to send the game to extra innings, sending the green-clad gallery to delirium at the historic Rizal Memorial Baseball Stadium.
Thanks to a Julian Roxas assist, Jarvey Gayoso delivered a sweet finish in the 16th minute for the Blue Eagles to level after Mauro Acot netted his first goal of the tournament in style, scoring a rocket from way outside the box to put the Green Archers ahead in the 10th minute.
THE Rizal Memorial Sports Complex and two other major venues to be utilized in the country’s hosting of the 30th Southeast Asian Games will start undergoing renovations for the Nov. 30 to Dec. 11 meet.
TAGUM, Davao del Norte – Batang Pinoy Mindanao leg standout Liaa Margarette Amoguis swept all of her three events on Friday to highlight the start of the Philippine National Age Group Swimming Championships at the Davao del Norte Sports and Tourism Complex Aquatic Center here.
ARELLANO University, continuing their riveting cheerleading rivalry with University of Perpetual Help System Dalta, reigned supreme for the third straight year in the NCAA cheerleading competition yesterday at the Mall of Asia Arena.